Roberta Flack To Host Charity Listening Party on YouTube

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Roberta Flack isn't letting coronavirus stop her from sharing a message of love to a world in lockdown. 

The iconic singer took to social media to unveil her plans to host a charity listening party on YouTube Live on Saturday, May 16.

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Hosted by Santita Jackson, the livestream will kick off at 12PM PST, 2PM CST, and 3PM EST on Rhino's YouTube channel, with donations benefitting Feed The Children, a non-profit organization that fights again childhood hunger. Political activist and singer Jackson shares a long friendship with Flack,  including her time touring with Flack as a background signer.

"We want to be sure that people who need it [food] get it and can and will ask for it," Flack shared of the inspiration.

An inside source also revealed that the special charity livestream will feature music spanning across the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner's catalog, from her early work to her signature hits. 

"We're in this together and helping each other,"  Flack's Facebook post read. "As she says, "Love is a Song!"

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Flack will be listening along and answering questions listeners submit throughout the live feed. 

The soul songstress recently partnered with SoulMusic.com to releases a special 50th anniversary reissue of her debut album First Take. This new edition is available for pre-order on the webstore and is set to ship July 24, 2020. 

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